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44 Venice High School students receive Jacket of Excellence in recognition for their academic achievements. Congratulations to this year’s Venice High School’s recipients!

On November 21, 2014, during the Venice High School Community Luncheon, an event supported by the Venice Chamber of Commerce and the Venice Alumni Association, 44 students received a Jacket of Excellence in recognition for their academic achievements.  This year, students received a special honor from Cecilia Castillo, Field Deputy representing the Office of Councilperson Mike Bonin, who presented each student with a  Certificate of Commendation. The Venice High School community is very proud of those students...more

November 21st, 2014 -

Venice Arts celebrates 21 years!

Venice Paparazzi was on the scene at Venice Arts' 21st Anniversary Gala on Nov. 1, 2014.  The Venice Arts' mission is to ignite youths’ imagination, mentor their creativity, and expand their sense of possibility through high quality, accessible media–based arts education programs. Venice Arts also serves as a catalyst for people of all ages, living in low–income or underrepresented communities, to create and share personal and community stories through photography, film, and multi–media. - - For more information,...more

November 1st, 2014 -

Over 40 dogs participated in this year’s Venice Dog-O-Ween Costume Contest and Parade.

Venice Paparazzi rolled out the red carpet for the 12th Annual Uncle Chuck's Dog-o-ween in Venice, California.  Over 40 dogs participated in this year's Venice Dog-O-Ween Costume Contest and Parade.  Thanks to Hungry Dawgz of Dogtown for passing out organic, grass fed treats to all the hungry pups.  Costume contest prizes donated by Rock & Roll  Doggie, Gardein, Additional thanks goes out to Rhonda DeVictor of Keller Williams Realty, Paige Petrone, Dona Raynor, Juli Schulz,...more

October 26th, 2014 -

50 filmmakers, bands and artists showcased their work at the 2014 Other Venice Film Festival

Congratulations to the 2014 Other Venice Film Festival winners! Abbot Award Winners 2014 Best Youth Film "OperHator " Director Tara Nicole Azarian Best Music Video "Something About You Ain't Right" Director Alisa Daglio Most Excellence Film Short "A Time To Kill" Director Justin Rettke Most Excellence Feature Film "Nothing In Los Angeles "Director Alexander Tovar Best Experimental Film " Brit.I.Am "Director Andi Osho Best Music Score "Celluloid Dreams" Director Jonathan Dillon For more event info or tickets, visit -- Venice Paparazzi rolled out the red carpet for...more

October 10th, 2014 -

Great times at the video premiere of The Ice Cream Song by Tiger Tripp at SPARC

Event Name:   Fake Band. Real Music Video. Premiere of The Ice Cream Song by TigerTripp.     Description:  Fake band TigerTripp held a release party for The Ice Cream Song music video at SPARC in Venice, California on Oct. 4, 2014.   This event also raised $1000 for SPARC.  Venice Paparazzi was on the scene!  View event photo highlights below! -- Watch the The Ice Cream Song video here! .  Video created by: Melanie Camp Art Direction: Narrator Camera:...more

October 4th, 2014 -

Old Glory Barbershop and Tattoo is under new ownership! Congrats to Shaun Foster and Lisa Schwab on your new venture!

About: Old Glory Barbershop and Tattoo is located in the heart of Venice and has been serving the local community for over a decade. "Here at Old Glory, we believe in high quality cuts, great tattoos and excellent customer service", says new owner, Shaun Foster. If you like rock and roll, a good time and great service - you will feel right at home. They offer a full range of services including: Men & Women's Cuts, Color, &...more

October 1st, 2014 -

Three hundred local movers and shakers attended The Argonaut’s 2014 BEST OF THE WESTSIDE party at 800 Main! VP was on the scene!

About the Best of the Westside:  Following insert from The Argonaut’s annual Best of the Westside edition celebrates ingredients of the good life found in our own backyard — world-class shops and restaurants, ever-reliable service providers, recreational opportunities that are the envy of the world and assorted hidden gems. Best of all, they were picked by you. Thousands of Argonaut readers cast tens of thousands of votes in this year’s readers’ poll, a 67% participation increase over...more

September 25th, 2014 -

Congratulations to Australian brothers Austin and Scott Doerner for winning the 2014 US Open Paddle Tennis Championship.

The United States Paddle Tennis Association (USPTA) hosted the U.S. Open Doubles Paddle Tennis Championships on September 27-28, 2014 in Venice, CA.   Congratulations to defending 2013 US Open Doubles Champions Australian brothers Austin and Scott Doerner for winning the 2014 US Open Paddle Tennis Tournament.   In this photo:  US Open Doubles Champions Australian brothers Austin and Scott Doerner  with 2014 National Singles Champion Scott Freedman and Don Schwake In this photo:    Winners of the US Open...more

October 27th, 2014 -

7th Annual Venice Vintage Motorcycle Rally and Ms. Venice Vintage Retro Pin-Up Contest pics are up! Photos sponsored by Brady Walker and trim hair salon

EVENT DETAILS:   CB350 Raffle !! Vintage Judging Trophies & Prizes Live Music Beer Garden Food trucks Charity Raffle Vendors Pin-up Contest EVENT PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS: Event photos sponsored by VVMC, Brady Walker and trim. hair salon. VVMC's event producer Brady Walker.  For more info, contact brady_walker [at]    Need a haircut?  First time haircut is always $30 at trim Hair Salon! Miss Venice Vintage host and trim.'s hair salon's Nik Rae Falco and Sons of Anarchy Drea DeMatteo stop to do a...more

September 13th, 2014 -

Congratulations to the 2014 Final Muscle Beach Nutrition Fitness + Bikini Champions Tatum Miranda and Jeremy Williams!

About the Muscle Beach Nutrition Fitness + Bikini Championship Finals:  This event is where all the winners from June 21 & 27, July 21 & 28 and Aug. 9, 16 and 23rd contests competed on stage at the iconic Muscle Beach Gym in Venice, CA. View event photo highlights below!  Photos sponsored by Muscle Beach Nutrition.  -- Click here to view all Championship photos.  Photos by Venice Paparazzi. Muscle Beach Nutrition host  John Ellis with the 2014 Final Muscle Beach Nutrition...more

September 6th, 2014 -